Lionel Messi’s post celebrating World Cup win becomes most liked Instagram post by a sportsperson

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Lionel Messi

Football legend, Lionel Messi’s post celebrating his World Cup win has now become Instagram’s most-liked post by a sportsperson with 51 million likes, and counting.

 

After Argentina’s thrilling penalty shootout win over France, the PSG star took to Instagram to post 10 pictures of the celebrations in Qatar.

 

In the 17 hours since he uploaded it, Messi’s post has racked up a staggering over 51 million likes, with the forward also surpassing 400million followers on the social media platform.

 

Lionel Messi

 

Messi accompanied the post with a caption that read: ‘WORLD CHAMPIONS!!!!!!! I dreamed it so many times, I wanted it so much that I still haven’t fallen, I can’t believe it……

 

‘Thank you very much to my family, to all who support me and also to all who believed in us. We demonstrate once again that Argentines when we fight together and united we are capable of achieving what we set out to do.

 

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Source: Linda Ikeji